LOCAL 8 WEATHER ALERT: Freezing temperatures will develop later tonight, causing damage to flowers and plants that are left exposed to the cold. Be sure to bring in your potted plants before you go to bed, as lows drop into the lower to mid 20s...about 25 degrees for Knoxville and Oak Ridge. Look for 1 to 3" of snow for the Smokies by morning.
Knoxville (WVLT) - A businessman behind one of East Tennessee's most famous landmarks has died.
Robert Woodson was the prime developer of the Sunsphere.
He died Tuesday.
Woodson took an early interest in the World's Fair, which led to his involvement with the Sunsphere project.
He is also the founder of Woodson's Supermarket in LaFollette.
His family will be receiving friends Friday night from six until eight at Lafollette United Methodist Church, with funeral services following.
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